Can’t get enough show tunes? Ryan Mooney has the answer for you this summer.
Mooney, artistic director of the White Rock Players Club and founder of Fighting Chance Productions, is director and host of My Favourite Broadway: The Greatest Hits, running at Coast Capital Playhouse (1532 Johnston Rd.) Aug. 7-24 with 8 p.m. performances Wednesday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. matinees Sundays.
It’s a revue featuring 50 songs from more than 30 different musicals, sung by versatile music theatre performers Dann Wilhelm, Melissa Paras, Kyle Preston Oliver, Kat Palmer, Chelsea Scantland and Sarah Marie Smith, with expert musical direction by Vashti Fairbairn and stage management and lighting design by Matthew Davenport.
With songs drawn from from both classic and recent hit musicals – including Oklahoma!, Wicked, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Sound of Music, Into The Woods, Company, Cabaret, Chicago, South Pacific, The Light In The Piazza, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls and Kiss Me Kate – musical theatre fans have an excellent chance of hearing several of their all-time favourites.
For tickets, call the Coast Capital Playhouse box office at 604-536-7535 or visit www.whiterockplayers.ca